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Connect with ADHS at AHA 2018 in Washington, D.C.!

Updated: Aug 29


Session 1: Transgressive Marijuana: Cultivating, Performing, and Regulating the Cannabis Culture in the 20th Century

Friday, January 5, 2018: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM Roosevelt Room 2 (Marriott Wardman Park, Exhibition Level)

Chair: Emily Dufton, George Washington University

Agency of Drug Users after the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 Bob Beach, State University of New York, University at Albany

Demarcating Ritual and Transgressive Intoxication: Magic Mushrooms, Marijuana, and Tourism in Huautla de Jimenez

David Korostyshevsky, University of Minnesota

Transgressive Marijuana Cultivation in the 1980s and the Movement It Created

Bradley Borougerdi, Tarrant County College

Dynamics of the Stepping-Stone Theory in Devising Public Policies in the War on Drugs

Seth Blumenthal, Boston University

Comment: Emily Dufton, George Washington University

Session 2: Drugs in the Classroom: What Should We Tell Students about Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs, and Addictive Digital Technologies in History—and in Their Own Lives?

Friday, January 5, 2018: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Roosevelt Room 2 (Marriott Wardman Park, Exhibition Level)

Chair: Scott C. Martin, Bowling Green State University

Roderick Phillips, Carleton University Frederick H. Smith, College of William and Mary Norman Smith, University of Guelph Lucas Richert, University of Strathclyde Miriam Kingsberg Kadia, University of Colorado Boulder Kyle A. Bridge, University of Florida

Comment: The Audience

Session 3: Anti-Drug Activism in America and China during the 1950s and Beyond: Grassroots and Government Strategies 

Friday, January 5, 2018: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Roosevelt Room 2 (Marriott Wardman Park, Exhibition Level)

Chair: Norman Smith, University of Guelph

Sacrifice and the Limits of Citizenship: China’s Anti-Drug Campaigns of the 1950’s

Thomas Chan, University of California, San Diego

“An Experiment in Human Slavage”: Utopian Politics and Recovery Counterculture in Postwar Los Angeles, 1958–65 Jordan Mylet, University of California, San Diego

Where Did All the Radicals Go? Examing the Evolution of Anti-Drug Activism in the South Bronx, 1965–85 Noel Wolfe, Randolph College


Norman Smith, University of Guelph


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